A Hidden Paradise in Matahari Island, Thousand Islands Regency

For those who love water sports, Matahari Island is on your list. A vacation in Thousand Islands Regency is worth tons of experience. There are many isles available, so you can explore them all. Matahari is one of them. It is also called Sun Island. What makes it so special? There are hundreds of corals in the sea near to the island. They are beautiful and colorful. Thus, it becomes a primary destination for snorkeling. Not to mention it is the home of gorgeous villas. On top of that, the environment is neat and clean!

The Nuance
The first impression of Matahari Island is its water. It represents deep, but a calm sea. During holidays, you may expect some swimmers in the sea. There are several snorkelers, as well. From afar, you can see their light life vest. They look happy and you can join them later. Once you reach the island, a gorgeous atmosphere may hit you. Near to the beach, there are shady and big trees. In the horizon, you are able to witness neighboring islands.

Exploring Matahari Island
Sun Island has similar characteristics to other islands in “Kepulauan Seribu”. Though, it has a better quality in terms of cleanliness and nature. The thing is you are not allowed to fish. The government protects nautical lives there. These include corals and fishes. Due to this strict rule, tourists are able to witness flawless nautical beauty. No wonder, more people come to Matahari Island for snorkeling. It is a comfortable experience. Thanks to clear and safe water. It doesn’t have to be scuba diving. You can swim in the sea freely. Make sure to only explore the shallow water, though.

Matahari Island becomes natural conservation for fishes. In the sea, you can find tame fishes. It is possible to feed them, too. Thus, you should carry some bread or crackers. It is quite tempting to feed those fishes, after all. In the evening, you can enjoy good times near to the dock. It is a good spot for enjoying dinner. The best menu is seafood. These include grilled squids, shrimps, etc. The guests can choose the food freely. The villa management takes care of everything!

Your next feasts are in Laguna snack bar and bamboo bar. Those are popular places for tourists. Not to mention there is a discotheque. It is going to be a wonderful experience. A combination of the sea atmosphere and a clubbing activity is quite outstanding. In some occasions, you may encounter foreign tourists. They come from Germany, Korea, Japan, and much more. This explains why Matahari Island is as popular as Tidung Isle.

Nearby Attractions

  • Melinjo Island
  • Sepa Island

How to Get There
There are two routes to Matahari Island. First, it is in Muara Angke. From here, it takes about 4 hours using a traditional motorboat. Another route is in Marina Ancol. It takes approximately 2 with a speedboat. Both of the routes are recommended. It depends on your location, after all. If you choose the second route, it is going to be a faster trip.

Where to Stay

  • Matahari Island Villas

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